Saint Lucia health regulations

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Saint Lucia 🇱🇨

Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Saint Lucia. It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots. Zika outbreaks have been reported in Saint Lucia. Saint Lucia is part of North America with main city at Castries. Its Developing country with a population of 186K people. The main currency is East Caribbean Dollar. The languages spoken are English.
👍 Developing   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 186K people

Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Saint Lucia

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Saint Lucia

  • It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots.

  • A hepatitis A vaccination is recommended as travellers may contract hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in Saint Lucia, regardless of where they are eating or staying.

  • A hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for those who may have sexual contact with a new partner, who may get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.

  • A typhoid vaccination is recommended for most travellers, especially those staying with friends or relatives, visiting smaller cities or rural areas, or for those that are adventurous eaters.

  • A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals and researchers, or for those who may come into contact with bats.

🏥 General health regulations for Saint Lucia

  • Zika outbreaks have been reported in Saint Lucia. Because of the risk of birth defects in babies born to women who were infected with Zika while pregnant, women who are pregnant should not travel to Saint Lucia. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDCZika Virus in Saint Lucia.

  • Chikungunya cases have been reported in the Caribbean. For further information, please visit the CDCChikungunya Advice.

  • Dengue and African tick bite fever are diseases carried by insects that occur in the Caribbean. For information on disease prevention, please visit the CDC Insect Protection Advice.

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Last updated: January 29, 2020